Mechanical Fitter

Are you an experienced Mechanical Fitter looking for a new challenge in West Cornwall? 

South West Water provide reliable, efficient and high-quality drinking water and waste water services throughout Cornwall, Devon, and parts of Somerset and Dorset. We believe that by investing in the future of our region, we are not only improving the quality of life for today's residents and visitors but are also taking responsibility for future generations. Our aim is to continually drive up standards, particularly in the areas that matter most to our customers and be amongst the best in the water industry.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team based in Tolgus, Cornwall as a Mechanical Fitter. 

The Role 

The Mechanical Fitter will fault find, repair and maintain SWW assets across a range of company sites, predominantly waste water sewage pumping stations. You support the SWW Pure vision by assisting minimising risk to compliance, quality requirements and Health & Safety. Duties include: 

 *Asset repair and maintenance as scheduled by the scheduling team or your manager. *Undertaking any training required in order to carry out work activities in a safe or legal manner. *Assisting operational staff with the resolution of complex problems. *Accurate and timely feedback of activities completed.  *Keeping our customers updated with activities which may impact on their processes. *Using method statements and safe systems of work for the activities you carry out. *Having a good understanding of Health & Safety responsibilities in a work place. *Working with or in close proximity to chemicals in accordance with COSHH, QMS Procedures and relevant Health and Safety standards including LOLER and PUWER. *Liaising with the scheduling team or your manager to ensure work schedules are optimised. 

It is essential that you possess the following in order to be our Mechanical Fitter: 

 *Fully qualified in a relevant technical / mechanical discipline. *Experienced in finding fault and repairing large complex pieces of mechanical equipment (not vehicles). *Able to deliver an effective maintenance service in both workshop and site environments *Experience of working with Waste Water treatment processes would be desirable *Able to work under pressure to deliver within tight deadlines *Prepared to work outside sometimes in adverse conditions

Please ensure you demonstrate the above qualities within your CV and Cover Letter in order to be considered for this role.

Rewards & Benefits: 

In return for your hard work as one of our Mechanical Fitter, we can offer a starting salary of £26,846 - £29,914 per annum dependent on skills and experience. There is also opportunity for incremental salary increases as part of an assessed competency scheme.

We offer a range of excellent benefits, working within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable. 

If you have the skills and experience to join our team as a Mechanical Fitter, click apply today.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

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